Every year, millions of visitors come to France to discover or re-discover a way of life. From the Paris strident boulevards and museums to the calm of the countryside small villages ; from the Mediterranean hip coast to the landscapes of Brittany ; from the ski slopes of the Alps to the typical culture of the Basque Country, France has something for all tastes and a unique variety of places to discover.
The Eiffel Tower, Musée du Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Quartier Latin… are of course among the most famous Paris attractions and are a must for anyone coming for a visit.
But did you know that there are also a thousand and one other reasons just as tempting to come to the French capital? Monuments, museums, palaces, castles, parks, small towns, works of art… Paris and its surroundings are rich in interesting sites.
From the Château de Versailles to the medieval town of Provins, both listed on the UNESCO World Heritage, from the Saint-Denis Basilica to Disneyland-Paris,
Paris and the Ile de France remain one of the most visited and fascinating regions in the world.
Known around the world for its film festival, the red carpet and the movie stars, Cannes is a place to be seen.
Its world famous bay with sandy beach, the Croisette, palace hotels, yacht harbour and deluxe boutiques have all set the reputation of this town.
Yet a part of the city remains authentic with the harbour, the Citadel, the Lérins Islands, museums and gardens.
Cannes is also a major meeting-point for enthusiast sailors with its “Salon Nautique”, prestigious regattas and sailing events.
The city is very lively all year long but mostly in the summer with several festivals and night entertainment.
Pearls of the West Indies, the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe are two French overseas departments. With paradise beaches, tropical climate, gorgeous landscapes and nature, delicious food and typical customs, these islands are a special taste of France.
La Réunion - Indian Ocean
Located off the shores of Africa, close to Madagascar, the French Island of La Reunion is a gorgeous overseas department and island of contrasts. From the interior mountanous landscapes of the circuses and volcano to the West coast of beaches through the main city of Saint Denis, the island is a little piece of paradise!